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Monument -- We had a big feast for our Tuesday lunch. Terry Cade and Carrie Jewell made this huge batch of spaghetti with meatballs, garlic bread, fresh green salad, and sugar cookies for our …

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John Day seniors -- Apology: As much as we try to be positive and say things positively, there are times when it just doesn’t happen like we want it to. Speaking about folks that have reasons …

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JOHN DAY -- I am writing this from Boise as I just had my second cataract surgery. Doing good with it but have another appointment on Tuesday so I am staying with my daughter till then.

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Arrests and citations in the Blue Mountain Eagle are taken from the logs of law enforcement agencies. Every effort is made to report the court disposition of arrest cases.

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Susan Kay Komning, age 66, of Mt. Vernon passed away Sept. 24 at St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center in Boise, Idaho. A graveside service will be held Friday, Oct. 1, at 1 p.m. at Mill Creek Ce…

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PRAIRIE CITY — Nearly 50 young people participated in the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife’s annual free youth pheasant hunt in Grant County, the agency announced in a press release.

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JOHN DAY—As I drove into the parking lot of the senior center on Thursday, many cars were coming and many were going; it was confusing to even park. That was a good thing to see; it meant our …

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Jason Leighton of John Day has been named to Southern New Hampshire University’s summer 2021 President’s List. Eligibility for the President’s List requires that a student accumulate an academ…

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MONUMENT—Our last meal for the month of August was prepared for us by Terry Cade and Carrie Jewell. We got to eat some yummy chicken fried steak with mashed potatoes and gravy, boiled veggies,…

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Thousands of Vaux’s swifts decided the chimney of the John Day Elks Lodge would make a nice pit stop on their annual migration south to Guatemala as they have done for years.

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Mary and Ted Ferrioli celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a weekend trip to Pacific City attended by their children and grandchildren. The couple were married Sept. 4, 1971, at St. …

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Eastern Oregon University named 556 students to the dean's list for the 2021 spring term. Qualifying students achieve and maintain a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale while c…

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Eastern Oregon University awarded 389 degrees during the 2020-2021 academic year, including five students from Grant County.

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JOHN DAY—This last week I had to be in Boise for pre-surgery appointments so I was unable to get all the information I needed to give you up-to-date news.

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Two local 4-H clubs have received funding for their assistance at the third annual Prairie City Fiber Fest July 23-25.

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It was a “rip-roaring good time” Saturday as horses, kids and many others made their way through downtown John Day for the Grant County Fair parade.

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My apologies to you for not showing here for the last two weeks. I had to go to Marysville, Washington, to help my siblings and other family members close out my mom’s estate. She passed in Ma…

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MONUMENT—For our first opening meal at the Monument Senior Center since the lockdown that lasted more than a year and a half, we had about 18 people show up and 39 takeouts. Our cooks were Ter…

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MONUMENT—Our cooks Terry Cade and Carrie Jewell prepared our lunch, which was Parmesan chicken, roasted potatoes and carrots, and chocolate birthday cake for the last Tuesday of the month of J…

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Two brothers from Idaho placed first and second at the Whiskey Gulch Gang’s Demolition Derby Saturday in front of a packed arena at the Grant County Fairgrounds.

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Thadd’s Place, Grant County’s grief support center, received $24,400 from the Knight Cancer Institute’s Community Partnership Program to expand its services to include cancer patients and thei…

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Rayce Richard Houser of Canyon City graduated with distinction from Pacific University in Oregon in May 2021 with a Doctor of Physical Therapy from the College of Health Professions.

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Grant County Court Administrative Assistant Kim Puckett put in her last day with the county after more than two years of service. Puckett, who is relocating to Central Oregon, said she appreci…

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The Whiskey Gulch Gang’s annual demolition derby is at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Grant County Fairgrounds arena.

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JOHN DAY—There are so many issues in our lives right now that we cannot keep up with all the changes. Some of us don’t have anything special to do, and some of us are so overwhelmed with all t…

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Editors note: This article has been updated to reflect that Family Movie Night will be held at Canyon City Park Fridays at 9 p.m; through August. Painted Sky Center for the Arts will host the …

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